tv [untitled] December 25, 2011 6:01pm-6:31pm PST
>> this is the first in the market. it is a city that has a number of challenges, despite -- in terms of -- despite it being a strong real-estate market, as strong economy in terms of businesses. there are neighborhoods that have real challenges here, so today, we're going to hear from a year lee as well as from supervisor jane kim, in context to the city that is hosting us today. i am going to introduce mr. henderson, a president, who will give some opening remarks and introduce the mayor. thank you. [applause]
>> ok, so we will let you behind the curtain. the mayor is a few blocks away, so i am going to talk extra slow. [laughter] you know, when you invite people in political office, they have a lot more to do rather than speak to folks from across the country who really think this is a great opportunity, and we have always had great welcoming, and we appreciate the may for joining us, and when he comes in, i will introduce him, and in the meantime, i would do some song and dance -- and we appreciate the mayor joining us. it is really an exciting opportunity for us. we do not do this as a routine matter for the other areas of focus. we do not have an annual event with our grantees or our arts and culture grantees.